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H.R.165: Man in the Sea Memorial Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 10 (1 Democrat, 9 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 31, 2013
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Bill Summary

Man in the Sea Memorial Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to permit a third party to establish and maintain, at a suitable location at the former Navy Dive School at the Washington Navy Yard (District of Columbia) a memorial to honor members of the Armed Forces who have served as divers and whose service in defense of the United States has been carried out beneath the waters of the world.

Prohibits the use of federal funds for designing, procuring, preparing, installing, or maintaining the memorial.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services